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Zimbabwe
Work has just finished on the Lukosi Clinic garden’s borehole conversion. Thanks to Grand Circle Foundation, the borehole has been converted from an electric pump to a solar-powered system. Located in the clinic’s vegetable garden, the borehole provides the water needed to sustain the crops which feed the clinic patients. Due to constant power cuts...
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At a glance, this infographic provides an illuminating overview of the impact the Tour’s fundraising has on the Children in the Wilderness programme! Thank you to the riders, sponsors, donors and volunteers – without you none of it is possible!
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Wilderness Safaris operates in six African countries, and the CITW Zambezi operation covers Zambia and Zimbabwe. All of Wilderness Safaris’ camps are featured on the Pack for a Purpose website, and we are so fortunate to receive many items from guests through Pack for a Purpose. Our guests have shown considerable generosity and support for...
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Jakalasi Primary School, in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe, has just had a new inverter installed on the school borehole, thanks to funds raised by the Rotary Club of Port Orange-South Daytona, Florida. The previous inverter stopped working a few weeks ago, meaning the borehole could not be used and water needed to be sourced from another borehole....
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CITW Zambezi has started distributing reusable face masks, and have so far donated to the following entities around Victoria Falls: Victoria Falls Old People’s HomeZimbabwe Immigration (for town office, two border posts, and the airport)Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management AuthorityVictoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit All those who received masks were so grateful and excited at the...
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Our vision at Children in the Wilderness is to support sustainable conservation through leadership development and education of rural children in Africa.   Our educational programme includes aspects of environmental education and life skills development, as we believe that both of these are crucial in forging an enduring path for informed, dedicated and passionate next-generation leaders...
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Thanks to a generous donation from Grand Circle Foundation (GCF), 500 face masks were ordered and purchased from the “Vic Falls Masks for All” sewing group in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. At the onset of COVID-19 and the rapid decline in tourist numbers, sewers who had jobs linked with tourism shops decided to start making masks...
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Hello boys and girls, I have some new friends for you to meet. This is Praise and Blessing. They have just received new masks so that they can go out safely during the coronavirus pandemic. At first, Praise was very nervous to have something covering her nose and mouth, as she was scared she would...
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Top US-based safari specialist, the Africa Adventure Company (AAC), is headed up by Mark and Alison Nolting, who recently made a generous and much-appreciated donation to Children in the Wilderness (CITW). Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Alison spent several years managing safari camps before joining Mark at AAC 25 years ago. After participating in the...
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One of our Eco-Club members from the Zambezi Region, Nicky, recently wrote this delightful piece about life during COVID-19, giving us quite the insight into life at home. We were sent home early, scurrying like rats at the sight of a cat.  We missed our second term exams, and I was not happy because I...
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